Police rescue four Assam girls from woman ‘trafficker’
Police rescued four girls, including two minors, from a bus terminus here on Sunday and arrested a suspected woman trafficker who had planned to take them to Delhi on the pretext of providing them with jobs.
Anindya Bhattacharjee, inspector-in-charge of Alipurduar police station, said the woman, along with one of her accomplices, was supposed to board a train from Alipurduar for Delhi. “We arrested one of the two women. During preliminary probe, it was found that both are members of a trafficking racket in Assam.” The rescued girls hail from Gossaingaon of Assam.
Later, the minor girls were sent to a home in Cooch Behar and the adults were handed over to their guardians.